Tracy is a Professor of Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines. She is an ACM Fellow, and ACM Distinguished Lecturer, and IEEE Fellow. Tracy's research interests include (1) the credibility of ad hoc network simulation studies and (2) the deployment of wireless sensor networks in geosystems (e.g., monitoring earth dams and avalanche paths). Tracy shares her life with Max (born in 2000), Emma (born in 2003), her stay-at-home husband (Glen) and two cats (Sunny and Sparkle). The four humans are vegetarians who tremendously enjoy living in the foothills of the Rockies.